Gathering with International Neighbors

During these lovely summer days, the Elaine Bacon Literacy Program and International Neighbors have twice gathered at Donna and Tom's lake house to share stories, joy, and, of course, foods! Several countries were represented among those who came on Thursday, August 4th: Indonesia (Puti), Sri Lanka (Janaka and Wathsala), Japan (Miyoko, Asako and son), Brazil … Continue reading Gathering with International Neighbors

Keweenaw Report Interview

Bravo! Beth Flynn and Denise Heikinen were interviewed on Keweenaw Report radio. The transcript and a recorded segment are out on Keweenaw Report at this link: A full podcast of the conversation is available from within the overview on their news page. That link is:

Keweenaw Coop’s Bring-a-Bag Award

EBLP wins the Keweenaw Coop’s Bring-a-Bag Award! On November 5th, EBLP board members, Treasurer Mary Brunet and Co-Directors Denise Heikinen and Beth Flynn, were pleased to accept a check for $489.90 from The Keweenaw Coop’s Bring-a-Bag Campaign. This money represents what the Coop saved during a six month period by not having to buy grocery … Continue reading Keweenaw Coop’s Bring-a-Bag Award

COVID-19 Policy Extended into Fall and Winter Seasons

In person classes continue to be SUSPENDED. We’ve switched to online meetings until the current Covid-19 pandemic calms down. Zoom has become our trusted friend! We are happy to help those unfamiliar with the software become acquainted with it. Please bear with us as we try to adjust to Zoom's time limit of 40 minutes. … Continue reading COVID-19 Policy Extended into Fall and Winter Seasons

International Neighbors Cookbook

In September of 2020, Elvi Ruotsala, former founder of our sister group International Neighbors, gifted us with her special version of the 2007 International Neighbors Cookbook. Elvi had received the book on the occasion of the 40th anniversary of International Neighbors. This lovely book contains delicious recipes from present and former members of International Neighbors … Continue reading International Neighbors Cookbook